Volunteers are needed to help and encourage the clients of the Artventure Trust to:
- draw, paint, create recognisable objects using a variety of materials
- participate in simple physical activities such as walking, movements to music, drama, gardening etc.
Groups of up to 10 learning disabled participants attend the group each day.
Volunteers can be flexible in the days they come, but commitment is appreciated.
When Required : Monday-Friday
Sessions run from 9:30-2:30pm Monday to Friday during term time.
Commitment: Part Time
Areas of Interest : Art and Culture, Disability, Mental Health
Types of Activity : Art, Community Work, General and Helping
Skills and Qualifications :
Volunteers should be interested in visual arts and caring for disadvantaged people. However, artistic skill is not essential - a caring approach is much more important, as is flexibility, initiative and a willingness to 'muck in'. Volunteers carrying out this role will be required to have a DBS check.
Additional/Specific Suitabilities : 16+
Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses
Training: Initial supervision
At St Peter's Comprehensive School, located on Horseshoe Lane off the Epsom Road A246 in Merrow. Artventure occupies an artistically decorated building to the left side of the campus as viewed from Horseshoe Lane. The site is easily accessible by public transport.
Recruitment Method :
DBS Check, Informal Discussion, References
If you are interested,have any questions or would like to apply contact Lyanne by completing the online application.
The Artventure Trust enables people with learning difficulties,physical & mental disabilities to explore the visual arts. We aim to help vunerable people integrate into the community. Working alongside practising artists & others with a variety of skills & experience, we combine to give a flexible & fun approach to the creative process.